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Conference on environment

From: Jane Henderson <hendersonlj>
Date: Monday, June 5, 2006
Conservation Matters in Wales
Challenging Buildings: the search for solutions

One-day conference to be held on Thursday 15 June 2006, at The
Oakdale Institute, Museum of National History, St. Fagans, Cardiff.

Conference organised by the Federation of Museums and Art Galleries
of Wales and National Museum Wales and supported by CyMAL.

Programme

Morning

    10am    Coffee and registration

    10:25   Introduction

    10:30   'The Physics of schadenfreude: How atmospheric moisture
            confounds building restoration'
            Tim Padfield

    11:15   'Sustainable Buildings'
            Mike Batt, Manager, The Carbon Trust

    11:45   'Current Thinking on Environmental Standards'
            Jonathan Ashley-Smith

Afternoon

    12pm    Launch of the new National Museum Wales book on
            conservation. "Things Fall Apart" (A discount will be
            offered to delegates)

    12:30   Questions and Discussion

    1pm     Lunch

    1:45    Case Study: Putting heat into reconstructed traditional
            buildings
            Gerallt Nash, St Fagans

    2:15    Case Study: Ruthin Gaol an essay in pragmatism
            Jane Brunning, Archivist, Denbigh Record Office

    2:45    Case Study: Newtown Textile: You need to wear a woolly
            Jane Henderson

    3:05    Case Study: Hot, Hot, Hot in the Summer
            Heather Perry

    3:25    The new Waterfront Museum at Swansea: Teething problems
            and solutions
            Bob Child

    3:45    Final discussion

    4pm     Coach leaves main car park for Cathays Park

The costs of the conference is UKP10.00, to include lunch. If you
wish to attend, please detach and return the slip below together
with payment to

    Lynn Weaver
    Conservation Department
    National Museum Wales
    Cathays Park
    Cardiff CF10 3NP

Please make cheques payable to National Museum Wales.

Jane Henderson
Professional Tutor
HISAR
Cardiff University
+44 29 2087 5629


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